The service consists of the certification of noise and gas emissions from personal watercraft, installed propulsion engines or those intended for installation on recreational craft, or recreational craft themselves under Directive 2003/44/EC, according to the different processes for the CE marking of the product, required to place it on the market in the Community.
The procedures for assessing conformity to the requirements of the Directive vary depending on the type of emissions subject to certification and are reflected in the different procedural Modules such as, for example, the internal production control plus tests (Module Aa), the CE type examination (Module B), the unit verification (Module G) or full quality assurance (Module H).
It applies to recreational craft intended for navigation in maritime and inland waters and not for profit sports and recreational purposes; it also applies to pleasure craft used for commercial purposes such as leasing, hiring and training for pleasure craft navigation and support for diving.
Regarding noise emissions, it applies to:
Harmonised standards relating to:
- OHSAS 18001/2007 "Requirements"
- OHSAS 18002/2008 "Guidelines"
- UNI EN ISO 14001/2004 "Environmental Management System/Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 14004/2010 "Environmental Management System/Support Techniques"
- UNI EN ISO 9000/2005 "Quality Management Systems - Vocabulary"
- UNI EN ISO 9001/2008 "Quality Management Systems - Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 19011/2012 "Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems"
- UNI EN ISO 3834 "Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials"
Part 1: choice criteria;
Part 2: extended quality requirements;
Part 3: normal quality requirements;
Part 4: elementary quality requirements;
Part 5: documents to conform to for declaring conformity.